ERIC Number: EJ583641
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Testing for Sample Selection in the Milwaukee School Choice Experiment.
Goldhaber, Dan D.; Brewer, Dominic J.; Eide, Eric R.; Rees, Daniel I.
Economics of Education Review, v18 n2 p259-67 Apr 1999
Examines Milwaukee Parental Choice Program data to determine whether students with unobserved characteristics correlated with achievement are more likely to apply to the voucher program. Nonapplicants have higher math and reading tests scores. However, applicants have no unmeasured characteristics (like motivation) that differ significantly from nonapplicants. (22 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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